Andrew Cuomo promised to empower poor communities – but who will reap the financial benefits of cannabis legalization?
Big bank backing, a rushed health impact assessment, and well-connected lobbyists are pushing a controversial fracked gas project near Boston through the regulatory process.
Warren B. Kanders and David Rubenstein are super-wealthy executives who profit off of sales of tear gas that is being used at the US-Mexico border and around the world – and they also sit on the boards of major arts and cultural institutions.
We exposed Nick Sinatra’s $1.2 million in back taxes earlier this year. The developer just got millions of dollars in subsidies to build in Canalside, even though he’s behind on his taxes again.
Andrew Cuomo’s campaign manager lobbies for fossil fuel pipeline corporation Williams Companies – and Cuomo’s oil and gas industry ties don’t end there.
Several prominent Buffalo real estate developers have been quietly bringing in millions of dollars from leases to the agencies executing Trump’s brutal policies at the border.
Nick Sinatra owes at least $827,382.80 on 42 properties in Erie County. He has received nearly $1.5 million in public subsidies.
A fracking wastewater plant backed by billionaire Terry Pegula has gone on the offensive, using racially inflammatory language to attack its opponents in the Seneca Nation.
A regulator-turned-Exelon-lobbyist bragged at an energy conference last year about how Exelon’s lobbying investment translated into nearly $6 billion in public subsidies.
NYSERDA has give more than $23 million for natural gas projects, even after the 2014 ban on fracking in New York State
Despite a campus commitment to sustainability and a growing push for divestment, the University at Buffalo Foundation maintains investments in fracking-focused private equity funds.
Obama cabinet member who touted fracking has joined the board of a company that funded climate change denial, fought the Clean Power Plan, and emits more carbon dioxide than all but two companies.